On campus worship and other spiritual gatherings

  • Being Peace, 1st Monday of each Block, 11:15 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. in Allee Chapel: Spiritually diverse peace prayers, blessings, and loving kindness meditation for the healing wholeness of others, self, and world. Re-dedication to life's goodness, hope, joy, love, and peace. Welcoming all with open hearts and minds. Spiritual Life meeting follows. 
  • Soul Friends, 2nd Wednesday of Block, 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in Allee Chapel: An ecumenical Christian gathering for spiritual renewal, prayer, & peace within the tenderness of God. Brief optional Communion included. Inclusive love, no exceptions. 
  • Shabbat and other Jewish observances with Hillel: Shabbat meal and prayers on the 2nd Friday of each Block in Stoner House.  Ongoing open meetings as well in addition to special observances such as a Rosh Hashanah celebration at the chaplain's home and Passover gathering on campus. Contact Hillel for more information.
  • Bible study and other activities through organizations like Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Deep Water, and Soul Friends.
  • Private prayer, meditation, Salat, and silent reflection in Allee Chapel

Off-campus worship

There are hundreds of faith homes in the Mt. Vernon/Lisbon and greater Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. See listings below as well as on the Linn County and Iowa City/Coralville pages.

Mt.Vernon/Lisbon Area

Beyond Mt. Vernon

African Methodist Episcopal

Assembly of God








Latter Day Saints



Non-Denominational Christian



United Church of Christ

Unitarian Universalism